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August 25, 2015
Albemarle is planning to move its corporate headquarters and performance chemicals business operations to Charlotte, NC, from Baton Rouge, LA, as of June 2016. The company’s...
August 25, 2015
Hawkins (Roseville, MN) and BASF have signed an exclusive distribution agreement for BASF's water solutions portfolio throughout the midwestern United States, Hawkins says. Product...
August 25, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading agrochemicals company, said on Tuesday it has no comment to make on reports that Monsanto has increased its offer by 4.7% to 43.7 billion Swiss...
August 25, 2015
Average gasoline prices in the United States on 24 August are at the lowest levels for this time of year since 2004 due to the steep decline in the cost of crude oil, according to...
August 25, 2015
LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel expects to announce a polyethylene project later this year, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle. The plant could be located in the Houston area or at one of the company’s sites in southern Texas, says the report. The Houston Chronicle interviewed Patel last week at LyondellBasell’s Channelview complex....
August 25, 2015
Westlake Chemical (Houston) says its board has voted to increase the quarterly dividend by 10%, to 18.15 cts/share. The dividend will be paid on 22 September....
August 24, 2015
Prompt US benzene spot prices dropped below the $2.00 per gallon ($599/m.t.) market on Monday for the first time in six months, following direction from the decline in the Asian and...
August 24, 2015
Louis Dreyfus Commodities (LDC; Rotterdam) is adding a glycerin refinery to its soybean crushing and biodiesel plant at Claypool, IN; construction is expected to be complete by the end...
August 24, 2015
Monsanto has reportedly increased its bid to purchase Syngenta by about $2-billion, to $47 billion, and increased the break-up fee it offered to pay to Syngenta should the deal fail to...
August 24, 2015
Biobased isobutanol firms Gevo (Englewood, CO) and Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE) have entered into global patent cross-licensing and settlement agreements, ending a...
August 23, 2015
Lubrizol and Daelim Industrial (Seoul) have signed a technology license agreement granting Lubrizol the right to use Daelim technology for the manufacture of polyisobutylenes (PIBs)...
August 25, 2015
Haverhill Chemicals' (Houston) CEO Alberto Spera confirmed that he was leaving the company on 21 August, after meetings with prospective buyers of the company took place that week. The...
August 24, 2015
The US aromatics market hit a standstill late in the week, as traders were caught between falling crude futures, production issues and the first hurricane of 2015 to arrive in the...
August 21, 2015
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index began the third quarter on a stable note, the organization says. ACC developed the index to track the specialty chemicals market...
August 20, 2015
Chemours will close its Edgemoor, DE, titanium dioxide (TiO2) plant by the end of September. The company also plans to shut a TiO2 line at its New Johnsonville, TN, site. The closures will eliminate roughly 150,000 m.t./year of TiO2 capacity as the company nears completing a 200,000-m.t./year unit at Altamira, Mexico....
August 20, 2015
A fire broke out at Valero's 245,000 barrel per day Texas City refinery on Thursday, after lightning struck an electrical transformer. Official with Texas City's Office of Emergency...
August 20, 2015
PPG Industries plans to acquire the remaining stake in Chemfil Canada (Windsor, ON), a joint venture between PPG and Madinal Enterprises. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chemfil...
August 20, 2015
Oxea has announced 100% sales control on 1,3-butylene glycol “until further notice.” The company cites current worldwide demand and preparation for the upcoming debottlenecking of its Bishop, TX, production unit....
August 20, 2015
Solvay's specialty polymers segment, headquartered at Alpharetta, GA, and a leading global supplier of thermoplastics, on Thursday announced a new licensing agreement that enables RTP...
August 20, 2015
Brazil's domestic sales index of industrial chemical product usage declined by 4.04% year-on-year (YOY) over the first six months of 2015, according to the country's chemical industry...
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